Tag: Election

Salisbury’s Take: The battle has only just begun

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist Well, those pesky midterm elections are over. Thankfully, we’ll get a break from all of those negative campaign ads for a while. We can all go back to our normal lives and not have to worry about politics again for another two years at least. WRONG! In case you didn’t

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Walorski wins 2nd District by 14%

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-In-Chief Congresswoman Jackie Walorski wins Tuesday’s midterm election with 57% of the votes to continue representing Congressional District 2 in Indiana. With Democrat candidate Mel Hall taking 43% of the votes, it was not enough to overpower the incumbent’s status. Walorski celebrated at The Exchange in downtown South Bend, speaking with attendants

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A Short Guide to the Nov. 6 Elections Part 2

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BREDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Office Name: City Council Representative, District H (4 years) Office Summary: The City Council is responsible for creating and executing any local laws, ordinances or other legislative duties. The District H representative will be one of nine members contributing their voice to the Council.   Candidate Name:

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A short guide to the November 6 elections

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writers Office Name: U.S. State Senator (Six Years) Office Summary: One of two elected representatives to the United States Senate.  They will be responsible for giving Indiana a voice this House of Congress.   Candidate Name: Joe Donnelly Party Affiliation: Democrat Experience: Notre Dame Graduate (BA Government 1977,

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SGA to hold presidential debate

By: TYRA BAHNEY Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) will hold a meet and greet for SGA members running for executive office positions for the 2017 to 2018 school year 5 p.m. April 13 in Wiekamp Hall Room 1190. Following the meet and greet will be the debate starting at 6:30 p.m. and will

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Meet the 2017 SGA Candidates

Meet the 2017 SGA Candidates: Nargiza Amirova Senior English literature and women’s and gender studies major Nargiza Amirova is running for SGA treasurer. Originally from Uzbekistan, Amirova immigrated to the United States when she was 11 years old. Amirova is the current SGA treasurer and the founder of IU South Bend’s Muslim Student Association. Amirova

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Students to elect next SGA president

By: ALLISSA CORAK Staff Writer @AllissaCorak   Students, the time has come to elect your next president. The student government president, that is. On Tuesday, April 19, the 2017 Student Government Association (SGA) election ballot will drop, waiting for your vote. “It’s an online poll that students access through the Titan Atlas,” said current president

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SGA President preaches hope in time of distress for many

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President According to Webster’s dictionary, a demagogue is “a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power.” There is no doubt, based on this definition, that America elected a demagogue last week. There is also no doubt that there are many communities

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